I previously wrote how to Display copyright disclaimer on your webcam using CamTwist, and here's how to do the same using the Open Broadcaster Software (OBS).
Download and Install Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)
- Go to https://obsproject.com/download
- Select macOS or your operating system and download the latest installer
- Open or run the downloaded OBS installer
For Windows, you will also need to download and install the the Virtualcam plug-in for OBS.
- Go to https://obsproject.com/forum/resources/obs-virtualcam.949
- Click the Go to download button on the top right to download the plug-in installer
- Open or run the downloaded OBS Virtualcam plug-in installer
Run Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)
- On the first launch of OBS, the program will ask if you would like to run auto-configuration wizard. Click No.
- At the bottom, in the Scenes panel, make sure the Scene is is selected
- In the Sources panel, click the plus (+) button, then select Video Capture Device and name it as "Webcam" (or whatever you like)
- In the Properties window, select the device that you want use for your webcam and press OK
- You should now see the preview of the webcam on the studio canvas
- Click on the square dots on the corners and resize the webcam until it fills the entire studio canvas
- In the Sources panel, click the plus (+) button again, then select Text (GDI+) and name it as "Copyright"
- In the Properties window, enter the copyright text and make other adjustments necessary. For example, font, color and opacity.
- Move the Text (Copyright) to the bottom of the studio canvas
To use OBS as your webcam for Webex, Zoom or other video conferencing or streaming app, you must enable Virtualcam.
- In the top menu, select Tools and choose Virtualcam
- Check AutoStart
- Click Start
When opening your video conferencing or streaming app, you should be able to choose OBS as your webcam.